Bulbophyllum verruciferum Schltr. 1913 SECTION Intervallatae Ridley 1897

Drawing by N.H. Howcroft and the New Guinea Orchid Website

Part shadeWarm

Common Name The Wart Carrying Bulbophyllum

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea on trees in forests at elevations of 800 to 1000 meters as a small to medium sized, warm growing epiphyte with .6 to .8 [1.5 to 2 cm] between each, cylindric pseudobulb and carrying a single, apical, erect, narrowly ligulate, acute, gradually narrowing into the narrow petiolate base leaf that blooms in the summer on an erect, slender, provided with a few distant peduncle-scales, successively single, 4 to 6 flowered inflorescence with thin, cucullate, apiculate, shorter than the ovary floral bracts and carrying cleistogamus, glabrous flowers

Schlechter states the the flowers are yelloow green with whte petals and column

Synonyms Bulbophyllum verruciferum var. carinatisepalum Schltr. 1913

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1912 drawing fide; Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1912 as Bulbophyllum verruciferum var. carinatisepalum ;